1. Can Ameer Abdullah Replace Reggie Bush as Lions' Explosive Back?

    The Detroit Lions used the 54th overall pick in the 2015 NFL draft to select Nebraska running back Ameer Abdullah, an electric playmaker who figures to be an ideal replacement for the departed Reggie Bush as Detroit's next big-play threat...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 10 months ago 17,170 reads 51 comments

  2. Did Chiefs Steal the Draft's Top Cornerback in Marcus Peters?

    The Kansas City Chiefs were not the first team to select a cornerback in the opening round of the 2015 NFL draft, but it's quite possible the club still drafted the best player at the position with the No...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 10 months ago 18,104 reads 31 comments

  3. Packers Must Sort Through Red Flags at ILB Position in 2015 NFL Draft

    Finding answers at inside linebacker—the Green Bay Packers ' biggest positional need coming into the 2015 NFL draft—has required general manager Ted Thompson and his ...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 10 months ago 22,182 reads 97 comments

  4. Is Wake Forest CB Kevin Johnson a 1st-Round Lock?

    Given the needs at the position permeating the first round and the apparent love of his skill set around the league, Wake Forest cornerback Kevin Johnson now looks like a strong bet to crack the first 32 selections in the 2015 NFL draft...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 10 months ago 2,830 reads 10 comments

  5. Predicting Landing Spots for the NFL's Most Controversial Draft Prospects

    Projecting college players to the NFL game is already a difficult enough proposition on its own, but the process becomes much more tedious when teams need to sort through the various ...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 10 months ago 29,428 reads 47 comments

  6. MyCole Pruitt Is the Best 2015 Tight End Prospect You Haven't Heard of

    In a draft class featuring precious few elite talents at tight end, Southern Illinois' MyCole Pruitt has a real chance to become the secret star of the position group. Maxx Williams of Minnesota and Clive Walford of Miami (Fl...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 10 months ago 12,577 reads 5 comments

  7. Is Kevin White More Larry Fitzgerald or Cordarrelle Patterson?

    West Virginia receiver Kevin White remains one of the more confounding prospects of the 2015 NFL draft, mostly due to the wide range of potential outcomes once he lands at the next level...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 10 months ago 11,993 reads 46 comments

  8. QB Taylor Heinicke Hopes to Become 1st Player Ever Drafted from Old Dominion

    Taylor Heinicke does not possess a cannon right arm, Ben Roethlisberger -like size or game-breaking speed at the quarterback position. He also did not play for a big-time college football program with a rich history of producing NFL players..

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 10 months ago 34,862 reads 14 comments

  9. Is Kenny Bell Rising to Day 2 Pick in 2015 NFL Draft?

    Count Nebraska's Kenny Bell as another lost name in what seems like a never-ending pool of potential impact receivers in the 2015 NFL draft...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 10 months ago 10,203 reads 14 comments

  10. George Johnson Trade to Tampa Bay Ends in a Win for Detroit Lions

    Unwilling to pay even an insignificant sum for a potential one-hit wonder, the Detroit Lions still managed to pry away some level of compensation in the conclusion with defensive end George Johnson...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 10 months ago 17,871 reads 53 comments

  11. Elite College Production Proves TCU LB Paul Dawson Is More Than Worth the Risk

    Measurably slow, slightly undersized and questionable character-wise would typically represent a three-strikes-and-you're-out scenario for a college linebacker entering the NFL draft...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 10 months ago 12,035 reads 42 comments

  12. Utah WR Dres Anderson Puts NFL Draft Dream on the Line in Personal Pro Day

    Life as an injured draft prospect can be a grueling waiting game, as Utah receiver Dres Anderson knows a little too well. The son of former NFL great Willie "Flipper" Anderson suffered a season-ending knee injury in October of last year...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 10 months ago 13,458 reads 1 comments

  13. Stevan Ridley Won't Solve Jets Run Game but Will Help Bolster New Offense

    The New York Jets ' signing of Stevan Ridley may seem redundant, but the former New England Patriots running back should provide low-risk, high-upside depth for a New York offense that has added plenty of new pieces this offseason...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 10 months ago 11,919 reads 42 comments

  14. Is Mississippi State RB Josh Robinson Being Overlooked in 2015 NFL Draft?

    Josh Robinson—the 5'8", 217-pound bowling ball of a running back from Mississippi State—might just have a case for being the most overlooked ball-carrier in the 2015 NFL draft...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 10 months ago 10,744 reads 16 comments

  15. John Sullivan Cements Status as One of NFL's Top Underrated Stars with Extension

    The Minnesota Vikings have ensured that one of the game's most underrated stars will anchor the middle of the club's offensive line for at least the next three seasons...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 10 months ago 4,398 reads 12 comments

  16. Zach Zenner Is the Most Productive 2015 NFL Draft Prospect You've Never Heard of

    Look up Zach Zenner of South Dakota State in most major draft databases and you'll likely find his name listed among the fullbacks...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 10 months ago 49,890 reads 70 comments

  17. Dashon Goldson Trade Further Highlights Bust Free-Agent Class of 2013

    Another member of 2013's bust free-agent class is departing the team that once spent millions to acquire him...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 10 months ago 44,675 reads 66 comments

  18. How Ryan Pace Has Overhauled and Improved Bears Roster in His First Offseason

    Left with only Phil Emery's dirty mop bucket of a roster, new Chicago Bears general manager Ryan Pace has not hesitated in embracing the gargantuan task of cleaning up the mess at Halas Hall...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 11 months ago 2,646 reads 2 comments

  19. Cowboys Re-Signing Rolando McClain Is Quietly One of the Offseason's Best Moves

    The Dallas Cowboys have quietly completed one of the best re-signings of this offseason. ESPN's Ed Werder reported Wednesday that the Cowboys have agreed to a one-year ...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 11 months ago 46,598 reads 156 comments

  20. Did the Packers Get Good Value in Re-Signing Letroy Guion and B.J. Raji?

    While the Green Bay Packers eliminated an immediate need at nose tackle by re-signing Letroy Guion and B.J...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 11 months ago 24,048 reads 57 comments

  21. Is USC WR Nelson Agholor Worthy of a First-Round Pick?

    The hype train for receiver Nelson Agholor is gaining steam, and it might not slow down until the USC star is off the board during the first round of the 2015 NFL draft...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 11 months ago 9,133 reads 33 comments

  22. Georgia Tech's DeAndre Smelter Takes the Unbeaten Path to NFL Draft

    Oftentimes in life, one door slams shut and another swings wide open. The strongest among us overcome the closed opportunity and take full advantage of the next one...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 11 months ago 13,589 reads 8 comments

  23. Terence Newman Is Perfect Veteran CB to Mentor Young Vikings' Secondary

    An emerging secondary led by one of the game's premier defensive teachers is adding a favorite of the instructor to help continue the unit's climb...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 11 months ago 12,074 reads 19 comments

  24. What Is Adrian Peterson Really Worth?

    A breaking point in the showdown between Adrian Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings is coming. And only once it finally arrives will the picture of Peterson's true value to the Vikings and the rest of the league become crystal clear...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 11 months ago 36,200 reads 182 comments

  25. Veteran Pass-Rushers Still Offer Situational Value on Stagnant Free-Agent Market

    Talented pass-rushers almost always find free agency to be a lucrative venture. In just the past few weeks, two edge-rushers received the eight-figure franchise tag and another seven signed deals worth at least $6 million per season...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 11 months ago 31,053 reads 26 comments